Thursday, June 20News For London

Opinion

Is competitiveness going too far at Crufts?

Is competitiveness going too far at Crufts?

News, Opinion
Three year old Irish setter Jagger died 28 hours after competing in the Crufts show. Allegedly the dog ingested beef laced with poison. Reporter: Amie Filcher Sub-editor: Steff Humm Jagger’s owner, Dee Milligan-Bott claims he was poisoned "while on his bench" at the show. The Telegraph later reported that a total of six dogs were allegedly poisoned at the show. The Kennel Club, organisers of Crufts says they have received no official reports of the suspected six dogs claimed to have fallen sick whilst at Crufts. Furthermore, the dogs in question remain unnamed with unidentified owners and it is unclear whether they even attended the Crufts show. When asking for further comment, a representative of the Kennel club tells Westminster World online: “Only in one case where a dog was s
Are young Jewish adults at risk of terrorist attacks in London?

Are young Jewish adults at risk of terrorist attacks in London?

News, Opinion, Politics
The UK's terror threat level is currently "severe", and recent Islamist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen have emphasized the sincerity of this threat further. In London, the Jewish Community feels particularly at risk. Kait Borsay talks to young Jewish adults and finds a surprising reaction.  Reporter: Kait Borsay @kaitborsay Sub editor: Cynthia Gregoire @modjournalist The UK has recorded the highest-ever number of anti-Semitic incidents in 2014, reports the Jewish protection group Community Security Trust. Compared with the previous year, the incidents more than doubled. The trust urges the Jewish community to maintain a high level of alert after the attacks in Paris and Copenhagen. But how do you live under a constant threat simply for being Jewish? Zoe Hillman is a 19-year-